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Disabled Recipients of Social Security Fund Face Hefty Benefits Cut – NBC

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It is important to note that Social Security Disability benefits do not provide a life of luxury for people. Most people would much rather work than be on disability. A 20 percent reduction in benefits would be devastating.


More than 50 people plead guilty in massive Social Security disability scam – NY Daily News.

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This story has been around for awhile.
However, with guilty pleas it is in the news again.
It increases the pressure on Social Security and ALJs to deny more claims and to examine all claims more closely.

Catching Social Security Disability Fraudsters in the Act – ABC News.

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I have not heard of investigations focusing on people who are applying for disability. Most investigations involve people who are already on disability. There just is not enough staff to track down the large number of people who apply. The law does allow you to be on Social Security Disability and work part time and earn a small amount of money.


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You must tell Social Security about your earnings during the disability application process and after you have been found disabled. The reason is that there is a limit to how much you can earn while applying for and receiving Social Security Disability.
As you can see failure to report can result in criminal charges.

Body Found in Lexington Storage Unit Has Ties to Texas Social Security Fraud Case | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth.

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Has this ever happened on storage wars?

No, you cannot take Dad’s Social Security benefits once he dies.

Calling out Social Security for its awful inequities | Making Sen$e | PBS NewsHour.

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Add in the complicated rules for Social Security Disability and you have a system that is ripe for taking advantage of people’s ignorance.

Social Security Halts Effort to Collect Old Debts – ABC News.

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I have seen a few of these cases. Social Security can still come after old overpayments out of current benefit payments, but not tax refunds.

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